February 2014

Homeland Security Virus

[ad]Dear Computer Lady, The computer has been taken over by a virus that shows a page that says it is homeland security, which we know it isn’t and it demands three hundred dollars within forty eight hours. He couldn’t shut it down so he unplugged it. It is sitting there while we research how to […]

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Can I Use Laptop as Monitor?

[ad]Dear Computer Lady, How can I hook up my lap top to my motherboard computer. I can’t afford a new monitor and I need to access my files. Thank you for helping me with my computer, Sandi

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Which Version of Quicken?

[ad]Hi Computer Lady I have Windows 7 and had downloaded Quicken Delux 2008. After a computer crash, 7 was restored along with the Quicken files but I could not reload the software program and therefore was not able to access my Quicken files. . Now I need to know which Quicken Software program to buy […]

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Do I Need iTunes?

[ad]Dear Computer Lady, When I purchased my PC it came with iTunes installed. I continually get update notices regarding this program and I always allow the update. I notice that this program takes up a lot of space. Do I really need it? I don’t listen to music on my PC and if I did […]

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What is up with Windows 8?

[ad]Dear Computer Lady, What’s the big deal about Windows 8? They’re always coming out with new versions – what’s so different (and awful) about this one? Everybody I know just groans & rolls their eyes when it’s mentioned, and says stay away from it as long as you can. I’ve adapted to every one that […]

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Syncing Email on tablet and PC

[ad]Dear Computer Lady, I want to Thank you for all your help through the years with my computers and laptop and now my Ipad2. Since I use my Ipad 2 just like my laptop doing everything including paying bills I would like to ask a question. When I am deleting e-mail from my Laptop and […]

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Taking Photos With iPad

[ad]Dear Computer Lady, My camera on my I pad when I try to take a picture the screen is fuzzy it also points to square I cannot find any place to change it on the r side of the screen. The top of the screen is the picture of the camera the middle of said […]

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iPad Keyboard Sounds

[ad]Dear Computer Lady, Sometimes I need to be very quiet when on the iPad, but when I type, the virtual keyboard makes a clicking sound. How do I stop this from happening? Thanks, Diane

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How To Clean Up Malware

[ad]Dear Computer Lady, Do you have any suggestions for removing a stubborn virus? My web searches are being redirected to other sites, and I constantly get messages saying I need to update flash player. I’ve run Malwarebytes and Spybot S&D and Super antispyware, and they removed some adware, but I can’t seem resolve the problem. […]

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